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for the statue of liberty after superstorm sandy. >>> seven straight days of triple-digit temperatures in parts of the bay area. is this the end of the hot weather? we'll talk about it coming up. >> and if you do have to head into work this morning, you do have to commute, at least we're not seeing huge gridlock on the roads so far. we'll have more on your latest drive times coming up. train's most popular mattress sets. plus, pay no interest for 36 months on tempur-pedic and icomfort. sleep train's 4th of july sale ends sunday. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ for the first time in a yea superstorm sandy left 75 pet of the island under water... delaying a restoration proj as the storm >>> it morning the statue of liberty will be open for the first time in a year. superstorm sandy left 75% of the island under water delaying a restoration project as the storm surge and fierce winds cause bricks to rip up the exterior, damaged docks and left electrical systems in disarray. >>> kathryn brown joins us live from the island. i imagine lady liberty will be busy today, huh? >> reporter: g
the patriotic symbol was damaged by superstorm sandy last october. it took months for crews to repair broken walk ways and dry out the little island. the first time tourists say they can't wait to see her in person. >> just part of america, pretty much. you always dream to see it in person. >> that ceremony will be held in new york city this morning. that happens at 10:30 eastern time, marking lady liberty's valiant return to action. >> that's the patriotic thing to do, heading there. to the very latest happening in egypt. country's chief justice will be sworn in any moment from now as the temporary president. egypt's military ousting mohamed morsi as president after he failed to meet a 48 hour ultimatum. the eus -- islamist leader and an aid both being held. >> it should be an interesting day for the people of cairo, the people of egypt as the political landscape, their new political future begins to unfold. tumultuous situation after the military stepped in and removed mohamed morsi. hundreds of people around -- millions of opposition protesters erupted in celebration. fireworks burst over
to reopen the statue of liberty following superstorm sandy. right after the break. ,, ,,,, look at 'em. living on cloud nine with that u-verse wireless receiver. you see in my day, when my mom was repainting the house, you couldn't just set up a tv in the basement. i mean, come on! nope. we could only watch tv in the rooms that had a tv outlet. yeah if we wanted to watch tv someplace else, we'd have to go to my aunt sally's. have you ever sat on a plastic covered couch? [ kids cheering ] you're missing a good game over here. those kids wouldn't have lasted one day in our shoes. [ male announcer ] add a wireless receiver. call to get u-verse tv for just $19 a month with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. business... eight months after superstorm sandy flood e island...the iconi >>> it's quarter to 7:00. live pictures from liberty island now in new york. the statue of liberty officially opened for business this morning. 8 months after superstorm sandy flooded the island, the iconic new york landmark is welcoming crowds for america's birthday. kathryn brown shows us were lady liberty m
reopening after months of superstorm sandy repairs. what's where are favorite monument? tweet us using the #waytoopatriotic. >>> more developments on the a-rod saga. >>> and happy birthday to plin co. how they are looking to honor the game 30 years after its premier. that's when "way too early" comes right back. >> as long as any american is denied his chance to use his talents to become all that he can be, then every american is less than he should be. the mets hosting the diamondbacks. the teams honoring the fallen firefighters in arizona with a moment of silence and a 19 jersey hanging in the dugout. in the 13th, cody ross knocks wub over the wall giving arizona the lead. in the the bottom of the inning, an intentional walk put the winning run on base. the final strike and that's a walkoff win, 5-4 for the mets. the throng of thousands going crazy. >>> to the american league where the yankees are in minnesota looking to stop a five-game skid. andy pettitte striking out number 1,958 making him the team's all-time leader. but it was the robinson cano show. he scored four runs. the yan
in time for the holidays. since superstorm sandy swamped the island. >> somebody should claim fall. as this and ended as the cascade even a witness was laughing. one of the former professors was testifying that he was using skype from colorado when pranksters started calling and interrupting the testimony. the names kept popping up on the skype screen. >> can you start again, please? >> i am only laughing because i had this happen before. >> however, not in the middle of a blockbuster and national trial. >> and this was a classic understatement from the defense attorney from zimmerman. >> this is a good chance that we are being toyed with. >> apparently, nobody that was setting up skype that it was a " do not disturb " mode that could have prevented this. twitter names surface and one summer in person apologized. saying that he did not know. and a second person saying that it was not you, it was me and that did not work. >> and what they finally gave up this type of communication, using skype even that was difficult and they needed some tech support. jeannie moos cnn...new york.. a
for visitors in new york. the statue of liberty had been closed for a one-year restoration project. superstorm sandy left 75% of the island under water. the storm surge and fierce winds ripped up bricks, damaged docks and left electrical systems in disarray. now that the work is complete and the crown restored, the statue is ready for visitors. >>> danville all red white and blue today as the host of one of the biggest celebrations about the bay area today. it's the big 4th of july parade. the main event. crowds are on hand to cheer them on. onlookers shared their patriotic spirits and the event was filled with people of all ages ringing in the 237th birthday of our country. >> been coming every year, yeah. >> reporter: is it fun? yeah. >> this is tradition because it's been going on for so long that it's become the place to be. >> the event has been around since the 1860s and it's the biggest parade in alameda and contra costa counties. 40,000 people attending in danville today. >>> we have you covered for 4th of july celebrations today. for a full list of independence day activities includin
eight months after flooding during superstorm sandy force it to close. people are firing up their grills and we are taking a look at three of the foods that are essential to the fourth of july. fourth of july and hothousands of backyards, dogs sizzle on the grill. the hotdog is distinctly an american invention, loved by the masses. this began as a coney island food stand. he sold hotdogs based on a recipe invented by his wife. he would sell it with a critical cut french fry or sold it in the hamptons stuff with lobster and 10 times the amount. the culinary equalizer that brings satisfaction and nostalgia to the richest and poorest residents of new york city. >> corn on the cob is summer food and summer only. >> it might be the ultimate summer food. it is inextricably connected to picnics. fourth of july cookout. and mid-july street festivals. koran in all of its forms is part of the american identity. used for cornstarch, it is used by the truckload and used in every movie, it is eaten right off of the cob. it is one of the only foods that i was encouraged to meet with my hands. >> let's
. >>> the reason it's open now is because superstorm sandy had caused a lot of damage to the docks and the surrounding grounds. had to close it all down, do the renos and repairs. lady liberty herself didn't cause damage, but the repair costs totalled about $59 million to everything else. tickets for today, as you can imagine, sold out. >>> and we are, of course, live in sanford, florida, where the prosecution in george zimmerman's murder trial is really on the verge of wrapping up its case. in fact, we thought it might happen yesterday. but it did not. and here's what's so ironic. george zimmerman himself had told people he wanted to be a prosecutor, a police officer, yes, but also a prosecutor. instead, he now sits there being prosecuted for second-degree murder. george howell of cnn looks at how the state of florida is trying to poke a whole punch of holes at the story george tells about the night he shot and killed trayvon martin. >> reporter: the day started with a parade of witnesses from george zimmerman's past, from the professors who taught him about criminal justice -- >>
exposed by superstorm sandy. >>> and checking your road conditions now. you can expect them to be wet across the garden state and most of the eastern u.s. today. storms could cause problems again today right in the middle of the country. >> if you're flying, the rain and storms likely to force some delays along the east coast, from boston to atlanta and in detroit, as well. >>> now, to the stunning case of aaron hernandez. he's being held in a boston area jail this morning facing life in prison for murder. >> his arrest yesterday and the days of speculation about his involvement in the death of a friend. and as abc's john schriffen reports, hernandez's former team, the new england patriots, were quick to cut ties with him. >> reporter: aaron hernandez's rapid fall from grace was clear when he was taken in handcuffs from his million-dollar home outside of boston. the 23-year-old former new england patriots star was a fan favorite. catching touchdowns from superstar quarterback tom brady. >> touchdown, hernandez. >> reporter: in court, he was charged with killing his friend, odin lloyd,
, the statue of liberty will finally reopen after a one-year restoration project. superstorm sandy left 75% of the island under water. as the storm surge and fierce winds caused bricks to rip up the exterior, damaged docks, it left electrical systems in disarray. now that the work is complete and the crown restored, lady liberty is ready for visitors on this holiday. >>> oakland as celebrated independence day with early fireworks over the coliseum. kpix 5 has you covered, too, for the 4th of july celebrations today. for a full list of independence day activities around the bay including parades, concerts and fireworks, just go to kpix.com/fireworks. >>> it is 4:56. egypt's military ousts the country's president. all sides now trying to figure out the next step. >> and i'm cate caugiran live in the east bay. no deal yet between bart and the unions. we don't know the details of last night's negotiations, but i'll tell you why no news is good news. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, ""there's thousands of peop like us out here who are ei unemployed or underemployed would be grateful for the more people >>> drama
screening in manhattan instead of ellis island, which still remains closed. in all, superstorm sandy caused almost $60 million in damage to lint and ellis islands. >> she looks great. hasn't aged at all. happy to see it. >>> the fourth of july usually means all kinds of food. your chance to get your barbecue fix while doing something very solid for the troops overseas. at 1:00 today, the south bay blues star moms are holding a special fund raising barbecue at khartoum on orchard city drive in campbell for a $10 donation. you can get a full plate of barbecue and you also get cocktails. that money that is raised will help fund the blue star moms, a group putting together care packages for the troops and also they support the families of the servicemen and women that are injured or killed over in the line of duty. >>> turns out the green and gold boys from oakland proving they know a thing or two about fireworks, the a's treating fans to this show last night at o.co coliseum. tonight, another show for fans after the a's take on the chicago cubs. fans will be allowed into the outfield to watch
. >>> lady liberty is open for the first time since superstorm sandy hit last october. hundreds boarded ferries to be among the first to visit the island. mayor blo or bloomberg was on h. visitors had to go through security xreeng but in manhattan instead of ellis island which still remains closed. sandy caused nearly $60 million in damage to the statue of liberty and ellis island. >>> from a reopening to a ribbon cutting this time in foster city. >> four, three, two, one. >> usa! >> the mayor of foster city cut the ribbon on the city's brand-new veterans wall of honor this afternoon. the mayor said the more she traveled the country the more it struck her that foster city didn't have a permanent place to honor those who served in the military. veteran s who lived in foster city or worked for the city are eligible for a plaque on the wall there. so far there are 28, including one for craig tom p kin's father, thomas. >> i'm moved by it because not just for him but because of his buddy in the army and a buddy who was in the marines, and i didn't do that. me and you having this conversatio
and moving forward just eight months after superstorm sandy. plus, it's a rite of passage on the fourth. the nathan's famous hot dog eating contest on coney island. the doggy bag is here. hoping to bring home the coveted mustard belt. don't forget the relish. bob, a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem, a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin, and made a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but not anymore. bob's doctor recommended a different option: once-a-day xarelto®. xarelto® is the first and only once-a-day prescription blood thinner for patients with afib not caused by a heart valve problem, that doesn't require routine blood monitoring. like warfarin, xarelto® is proven effective to reduce the risk of an afib-related stroke. there is limited data on how these drugs compare when warfarin is well managed. no routine blood monitoring means bob can
. it was wiped out by superstorm sandy and now months after work america's most iconic statue a back open just in time for independence day. it's a fourth of july paerd you couldn't keep her away from. lady liberty is welcoming revelers back to her shores. last october superstorm sandy delivered a devastating blow to liberty island where the lady liberty stood since 19 p 6. although the statue emerged from sandy unscathed the storm surge covered nearly 75% of the small island. the rushing water destroyed the island's docks destroyed 3wi8dings and pathways. it came to symbolize the damage caused by sandy across the region. >> we're all so accustomed to new yorkers seeing the island above the water but here it was under water, and like so much a part of manhattan was really waterlogged and very, very si seriously flooded. >> reporter: the island was closed while crews worked to clear the flood and debris. now on this independent day, they're once again set to tour lady liberty like millions before them. >> this statue represents the millions welcoming people from millions and millions of immigra
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has been closed since last fall. lib liberty island flooded after superstorm sandy. tickets to the statue's crown are already sold out. >> excited to see lady liberty. >>> high pressure bringing hot temperatures today probably the sixth consecutive day of triple digits numbers. but we are seeing fog at the golden gate bridge and dense fog along the coastline. boy, what a contrast in temperatures we are going to see again today. it will be hot inland but looks like things are going to start to cool down toward the latter part of the week. 102 in livermore. 72 degrees much cooler into san francisco. and 67 in pacifica. hot again tomorrow, cooling off on friday. . >> announcer: this national weather report sponsored by t. oney, live better. >>> get ready for big changes at airport security. >> former fbi insider john miller is with us. >> and we will look at the surprising new role that dogs are playing at checkpoints with the tsa and surprising news about guns in carry-on baggage. >>> plus a million-dollar heist at tiffany's and no one even no
since superstorm sandy. we'll tell you. >> hello from kabul, afghanistan. my name is sergeant first class -- [inaudible] i'd like to wish everyone in louisiana happy fourth of july, especially my grandson and aidan and my son trevor. wellso ready.o go look? lots of options, huh? i can help you narrow it down. ok thanks. this one's smudge free. smudge-free. really? and this one beeps when you leave the door open. upgrade your laundry room and kitchen appliances during red white and blue savings. thank you! more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. your choice, maytag or ge washer, now just $399 each. arthel: as america celebrates the fourth of july, the statue of liberty opening once again, reopening to the public welcoming visitors for the first time since superstorm sandy swamped her island. rick leventhal is live from liberty island. hi, rick. >> reporter: a brilliantly-hot day here, arthel, and a pretty exciting day for the people of new york and people around the world who hadn't been able to come and see lady liberty for basically the past two years. first, i
. it has been closed since superstorm sandy hit last year. the statue itself was spared but flood surges destroyed docks, buildings and the electrical system. also reopening on thursday, the statue's crown which was closed for rein sraeufgs before -- renovation before the storm hit. ellis island badly damage and is still closed. >> the state of arizona still in shock over the tragic deaths of 19 of its bravest and best fire fighters. this as we learn more about the men killed in the line of duty. anna kooiman has that tragic story for us this morning. what's the latest? >> late last night hundreds gathering in phoenix, arizona, to remember the 19 elite fire fighters killed battling that massive wildfire. >> anthony rose, 23. christopher mcken is -- mckenzie, 30. >> bagpipers played "amazing grace" after the victims' names were read aloud. the vigil taken place outside the medical examiner's office. only one man was spared. >> just as we remember the fire fighters lost that day as they charged into the burning towers, we will remember the brave men of the granite mountain hot shots. >> th
of liberty is reopening today. she was swamped by water in superstorm sandy. after months of repairs, a lot of hard work. the nearly 130-year-old symbol of the u.s. is ready to welcome visitors, again. ellis island is still closed. storm damage is said to have been severe. >>> extra celebration. my first year in new york and i get to see it today. >>> martha stewart cutting back on perks. why she may be taking pay cut. [ male announcer ] this is bob, a regular guy with an irregular heartbeat. the usual, bob? not today. [ male announcer ] bob has afib: atrial fibrillation not caused by a heart valve problem, a condition that puts him at greater risk for a stroke. [ gps ] turn left. i don't think so. [ male announcer ] for years, bob took warfarin, and made a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but not anymore. bob's doctor recommended a different option: once-a-day xarelto®. xarelto® is the first and only once-a-day prescription blood thinner for patients with afib not caused by a heart valve problem, that doesn't require routine blood monitoring. like warfarin, xarelto® i
greatest simablymbols of freedom reopened to the public for the first time since superstorm sandy swamped her island. happy fourth everybody. i'll see you again at 7:00 p.m. eastern on the fox report. we send you back right now to "the five." have a great day everybody. ♪ >>> the summer work parties are upon us, kind where you can see co workers in swim suits, vomiting in hedges. here is the list of the dos and the don'ts. any clothing that reveals more than 40% of your body is a no-no. don't wear anything to show co workers how zany you are. novelty t shirts are for 12 year olds. the pool is for kids, too. you are too old to belly flop and no one wants to see you exit the pool minus your shorts. don't talk shop with the boss. don't bring up a coworker's behavior in front of their spouse. arrive late, leave early. don't be the awkward conversation sandwich. there in the beginning alone with the host and as the family is cleaning up talking like a dumb drunk. don't talk to kids. they will probably aaccuse you of something. get everything out of your system before you arrive like ms. mann
to the public for the first time since superstorm sandy swamped the island. a large crowd is expected for the ribbon-cutting ceremony. including a handful of state and federal officials some repairs to brick walkways and docks are still underway-- but much of the since sandy swamped most of the landmark's 12 acre site. take a look nice and light at the bay bridge. just one set of headlights. livermore. 74 degrees and a still, already warm in some spots. antioch is looking at 1 1/3 to degrees, later 102 degrees, later >> :4:25 right now, we can see decent conditions. >> the bart strike is going to make it difficult to get around today to see the fireworks. but if you do want to brave parking in the city near the embarcadero for the big san francisco fireworks show, our tech reporter gabe slate shows you an app which can help. >> there is nothing worse to see a parking lot is full. if you do not want to see that and you can download this at up to your smart phone or 10 tablet is called " part no. >> the ability is to help the consumer to help meet them to find parking from their fortune
of liberty reopened on this fourth of july holiday, eight months after superstorm sandy forced it to close. >> brown: online, we have more of that ribbon-cutting ceremony at the statue of liberty. hari sreenivasan explains. >> sreenivasan: you can watch all of the re-opening of one of the nation's enduring icons. see the video of today's festivities in new york harbor on the rundown. plus we dig into the newshour archives to hear words about america from walt whitman, read by former poet laureate robert pinsky. find that on art beat. all that and more is on our website newshour.pbs.org. jeff? >> brown: and that's the "newshour" for tonight. i'm jeffrey brown. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. we'll see you online and again here tomorrow evening with david brooks and ruth marcus, among others. have a happy fourth of july. thank you and good night. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and the william and flora hewlett foundation, working to solve social and environmental problems at home and around the world. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions a
of liberty. shut down last october after superstorm sandy overwhelmed that whole area. cnn's pamela brown was there this morning as the very first tourist arrived. hi, pamela. >> reporter: brooke, an estimated 15,000 people are expected to pour into liberty island today to see lady liberty in all her glory on this independence day. today holds special meaning for these visitors. for the first ones here in eight months. lady liberty is once again ready to face the masses. yearning for a closer look at one of america's most iconic figures. >> to be here at the statue of liberty on its opening day on the fourth of july, it's just amazing. it's really -- it's just -- makes your heart swell. >> everyone's been waiting for so long to be back here. i think it's beautiful. we all see pictures. but to be here makes everything more real. >> reporter: superstorm sandy forced lady liberty's closing just a day after her 126th anniversary. while the statue itself immersed unscathed, storm surge socked almost three-quarters of liberty island. leaving bricks ripped up, docks destroyed and debris everywhe
reopening. the statue of liberty set to welcome visitors again for the first time since superstorm sandy as the nation celebrates its independence today, july 4th, 2013. >>> welcome to "today" on this thursday morning. as you look at some of our special guests, the united states air force, ceremonial brass, we'll hear from them. happy fourth of july and 237th birthday of the united states of america. i'm willie geist. >> i'm kate snow. matt and savannah taking the day off. >> happy fourth. >> always a special day across the country in new york in particular, the fireworks, but with the reopening of the statue of liberty. >> i was out there last year before sandy. it is magnificent. if you have never been we're going to take you there. you'll feel like you were there. >> absolutely. we wish you a happy fourth. we'll have all of that covered. we're following news. >> we begin out of egypt. the interim leader using his swearing in ceremony to praise demonstrators and the days of protest that led to the removal of president mohammed morsi. >> the white house keeping a close eye on what's hap
like, step away from my ice cream, sam. >>> programming note, we remember superstorm sandy. it was a terrible storm for a lot of people. a lot of property damage. a lot of lives lost in the storm. and also stories that haven't been told about the animals in this storm and what happened to them. a special "sea rescue" on saturday, we're going to look at how a group of dedicated professionals went in and saved some of those animals. that's on "sea rescue." let's get back inside. >>> thank you, sam. here's a look at what's ahead on the "gma morning menu." is an i.v. vitamin boost the way to get the site of the day? >>> and how to get kate's look for less. >>> and demi lovato is here coming up live. all live on "gma" from times square. all live on "gma" from times square. [ male announcer ] oh, dan, checking out of the doubletree isn't the end. your next trip is calling you. saying, "dan, schedule a 5 o'clock meeting at a hilton garden inn." or "dan"... hey, dad. ..."explore your family tree at a homewood suites." [ family ] hi, dan. or "put your feet in the sand at a waldorf a
criticized chris christie over hugs with obama after superstorm sandy. he referred himself repeatedly as a conservative leard. he also said this of president obama, he's quoted here, more concerned about right than he is about get things done. >>> all right, now to weather. where rising temperatures along the west coast could break records today. we're talking triple digits, life-threatening temperatures. officials issuing excessive heat warnings in cities like las vegas, where it could get as hot as 117 degrees. but in death valley, the temperature could reach nearly 130, just short of a world record. nbc meteorologist dylan dreyer is here with the forecast. world roecord? >> think about that. the hottest it's ever where anywhere on earth is 134 degrees. we do have heat warnings and advisories all across the west. temperatures are already in the triple digits. it's 100 degrees in phoenix. but, you know, even though texas isn't under any of those warnings, we're still in the lower 90s already. as for rain, we do have some showers up and down the east coast, down through the panhandle
it open. >> ellis island was damaged even worse by superstorm sandy. there's no word when it will be re-opened, but liberty island is open and they expect half a million visitors here in this july alone, and definitely worth the trip. >> rick, thanks very much. as we leave you for just a moment, one more look at lady liberty. is the better choice for him, he's agreed to give it up. that's today? [ male announcer ] we'll be with him all day as he goes back to taking tylenol. i was okay, but after lunch my knee started to hurt again. and now i've got to take more pills. ♪ yup. another pill stop. can i get my aleve back yet? ♪ for my pain, i want my aleve. ♪ [ male announcer ] look for the easy-open red arthritis cap. >>> before we leave you this 4 fourth of july, a reminder that some of our nation's bravest are in need of your help. if you would like to help build a custom designed smart home for the brave veterans we just introduced you to. >> aviate easy. visit the web site, building for america's bravest at our bravest.org. again, that's our bravest.org. there will be many more s
icon has held her beacon high over over new york harbor since 18-86. but after super-storm sandy, she had to be admired from afar. sandy didn't damage the statue itself. but the storm surge covered almost three-quarters of liberty island, ripping up bricks, destroying docks, and debris everywhere. the monument had just reopened the day before the storm after a year of renovations. park officials worked around the clock to make sure the island reopened just in time for this independence day. >> coming here and seeing visitors from all over the world standing out in front with tears in their eyes with excitement. she's not only our statue she's the world's statue. >> catherine: here's what the visitors got to see. all the way to her crown. the trek up a steep 377- step narrow spiral staircase leads to spectacular views high above new york harbor. the statue was a gift from france - symbolizing the friendship between our two countries and our shared love of liberty. it was dedicated in 1886 after 10 years of construction. more than three-and-a-half million people worldwide flock here eve
. they were with him long before superstorm sandy decimated the shore and made christie a simly about of unity. they quietly helped him win his first race and helped him craft his agenda and give him bipartisan coverage on issues like pension reform. it makes him palatable to voters. this bruings us to the corzine part of the story. if you lost money with mf global you are probably not happy. correspond sfwlin w corzine was responsible for the results, but the full story of jon corzine's political demise and chris christie's political assent is the story of what happens when the dominant party in a one-party state gets lazy and greedy. new jersey democrats couldn't lose an election, no matter how hard they tried. believe me they tried. robert toricelli had to drop out after a wave of devastating revelations about lavish gifts from a south korean businessman. he walked away, and voters elected a different democrat. in 1994, newt gunning rich in a heavily southern and religious band of southerners grabbed a hold of congress. and george w. bushy elected in 2002, that process intensified. powerful
months after being ravaged by superstorm sandy, but now lady liberty is making a come-back on america's birthday. live from there coming up. >>clayton: good morning. i'm clayton morris. she lost 100 pounds and was ready to show off her bikini body but instead this woman was kicked out of the water park over her bathing suit. is that american? "fox & friends" starts right now. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> that's letters from home. a trio of young ladies. erin, sarah and chelsea. we'll be hearing from them throughout the morning on this patriotic day. >> you sound that good this early in the morning? >>gretchen: no. my voice is a little bit lower. >>clayton: they asked me to warm up with them. i said no. >>clayton: good morning everyone. >> the very latest on egypt. mohamed morsi still being held at an undisclosed location after being ousted by the military. the very latest on the new developments with david. what does it look like? >> no change actually at the moment over in egypt. they have a new interim president. adalai monsour was sworn in. the big question is where exactly is the deposed pr
that the reason why you decided to join this contest, this charity contest, was because of superstorm sandy; right? >> yes. >> you wanted to volunteer but you weren't able to travel? >> yeah. at the time the people in the sandy area did not want us to come. it was too chaotic. i thought the best way to help would be by raising charity money. >> here we are full circle and now you're going to be doing the weather report on fox news channel. you wanted to start out with your hometown of monroe, michigan. you can see the graphic over this. you can see showers and thunderstorms. go ahead. >> yes. so we have 50%, 60% chance of rainstorms with high temperatures all around, about 81 on thursday -- 83 on thursday. 81 on friday and 77 sa*fplt >> what are the low temperatures going to be? >> 66 on thursday, 64 on friday and 63 on saturday. >> people should have their umbrellas handy; right? >> definitely. >> over in monroe, michigan, where you'll be seeing showers and storms. joe, thank you so much. you did great. now head over to anna. how are you doing? >> surf's up, everybody. we're doing a new workout c
to give about 70% of the population of new jersey. superstorm sandy it new jersey hard, and our service territory it took them 48,000 trees which impacted our dissertation system. it destroyed 2400 utility poles. many of them were snapped like toothpicks. drove walls full of water into to women of our switching and substations and damaged our gas lines and muted. over 40,000 of our gas customers were impacted and almost 2 million of our electric customers lost power. restoration efforts were indeed it by a forceful nor'easter that it a weekly big impact of the destruction the complexity of the work to restore service make communications of all kinds a key component of the standard recovery effort. before discuss our social media experience let me also note the importance of smart grid technology which enables utilities to obtain critical information that can help pin point problems and automate restoration to smart grid technology and it is our ability to communicate with our own system. it can dramatically shorten the time it takes to restore service in the aftermath of the storm and c
's beautiful. we all see pictures, but to be here makes everything more real. >> reporter: superstorm sandy forced liberty's closing just a day after her 126th anniversary. while the statue itself emerged unscathed, storm surge socked almost three-quarters of liberty island, leaving bricks ripped up, docks destroyed, and debris everywhere. adding insult to injury, the statue just reopened the day before the storm after a year of renovations. cnn got rare access inside for the reopening all the way to her crown. the track up a steep 377-step narrow spiral staircase leads to spectacular views high above new york's harbor. the 305-foot-tall statue was a gift from france symbolizing the friendship between the two countries and their shared love of liberty. dedicated in 1886 after ten years of construction, more than 3.5 million people worldwide flock here every year. park officials work around the clock to make sure the island reopened just in time for this independence day. >> coming here and seeing visitors from all over the world standing out in front with tears in their eyes or excitement b
're seeing superstorm's like sandy. who is picking up the cap? most of that is coming out of taxpayers pockets. $1100 per taxpayer last year. the price we paid for crop losses for wildfires, storm damage shared we cannot afford these to happen. we had to turn this around and take action. guest: i think it is important for people to recognize that there are questions in science, and i am far from a scientist myself. questions in science whether warming is happening, and those questions may very well be resolved in a manner that bob says they are. however, questions of policy are not questions of science. those are about choices we make about costs and opportunities as we move forward. simply identifying the problem does not make the solution is self-evident. if we end driving industries overseas where they may operate regulatory regimes and emit more carbon, we can make the problem worse, even if you believe everything that bob just said. so there are risks simply acting out of the safke of acting. host: dan, republican line. caller: climate change has been going on for millions of year
customers. this really is, come together to give about 70% of the population of new jersey. superstorm sandy hit new jersey hard. it took a 48,000 trees which impacted our distribution system. it destroyed 2400 utility poles t,many of them were snapped like to fix. drove water into 29th of our switching and substations. and damaged our gas lines in meters. over or thousand of our gas customers were impacted and almost 2 million of our electric customers lost power. restoration efforts were impeded by a northeastern that hit a weekly. the impacts of the to structure a complexity work to restore service miscommunications of all kinds a key component of the sandy recovery effort. before discuss our social media experience let me also note the importance of smart grid technology, which enables utilities to obtain critical information that can help pin point problems and automate restoration, smart grid technology enhances our ability to communicate with our own system. i can dramatically shorten the time it takes to restore service in the aftermath of the storm. it can prevent outages from becom
is reopen to the public for the first time since superstorm sandythese are live pictures from ellis island. for the ribbon-cutting ceremony. including a handful of state and federalsome repairs to brick work has been completed since sandy swamped most of >> as the nation celebrates the 4th of july-- the statue of liberty is reopen to the swamped the island. a large crowd is expected for the ribbon-cutting underway-- but much of the since sandy swamped most of the landmark's 12 acre site. >> matt garza pitched eight consecutive win, leading the chicago cubs to a 3-1 victory over the athletic. her hisgarza allowed one run and four hits, struck out five and walked three. the night was not so good for a's pitcher bartolo colon. who began the night being name a-l pitcher of the month. since june 9th. and ended an 8-game winning streak. the good news for oakland. texas also lost. so the team remains in first place by half a game. and these are dark days for the spiraling giants have lost nine of their last 10 games. and with last night's loss, place in the division. the cincinnati reds beat the
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